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Twin-Control : A Digital Twin Approach to Improve Machine Tools Lifecycle

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 978-3-030-02203-7

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This book summarizes the results of the European research project “Twin-model based virtual manufacturing for machine tool-process simulation and control” (Twin-Control). The first part reviews the applications of ICTs in machine tools and manufacturing, from a scientific and industrial point of view, and introduces the Twin-Control approach, while Part 2 discusses the development of a digital twin of machine tools. The third part addresses the monitoring and data management infrastructure of machines and manufacturing processes and numerous applications of energy monitoring. Part 4 then highlights various features developed in the project by combining the developments covered in Parts 3 and 4 to control the manufacturing processes applying the so-called CPSs. Lastly, Part 5 presents a complete validation of Twin-Control features in two key industrial sectors: aerospace and automotive. The book offers a representative overview of the latest trends in the manufacturing industry, with a focus on machine tools.

Subject: Engineering / Manufacturing, Machines, Tools, Processes / Vibration, Dynamical Systems, Control / Control and Systems Theory / Machinery and Machine Elements / Machine Tool / Industry 4.0 / Simulation / Monitoring / Machining